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"Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can."

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"I was already set for life when I met her."

Ferdinand De Saussure Quotes

"A linguistic system is a series of differences of sound combined with a series of differences of ideas."

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"I went over to the Charlestown Navy Yard yesterday and saw some big men of war, one over 100 guns."

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"She came up with a whole way of doing fluoroscopy, which is kind of like a live version of X-ray, so that she could see the heart as it worked, not frozen in a picture."

Carolyn Wheat Quotes

"Writing the middle of a novel is a lot like driving through Texas. You think its never going to end, and the scenery looks the same."

Dave Allison Quotes

"If we remain humble and hungry, we can win."

Mario Vargas Llosa Quotes

"[Immigrants] who come from anywhere there is hunger, unemployment, oppression, and violence and who clandestinely cross the borders of countries that are prosperous, peaceful, and rich in opportunity, are certainly breaking the law, but they are exercising a natural and moral right which no legal norm or regulation should try to eliminate: the right to life, to survival, to escape the infernal existence they are condemned to by barbarous regimes entrenched on half the earths surface. If ethical considerations had any pervasive effect at all, the women and men who brave the Straits of Gibraltar or the Florida Keys or the electric fences of Tijuana or the docks of Marseilles in search of work, freedom, and a future should be received with open arms."

Fred White Quotes

"I think of inspiration as desire infused with spirit and topped with an almost reckless optimism."

Peter Conrad Quotes

"Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death."

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Quotes About Summer With Your Love

"What Gosta, he said to himself, can you no longer endure? You have been hardened in poverty all of your life; you have heard every tree in the forest, every tuft in the meadows preach to you of sacrifice and patience. You, brought up in a country where the winter is severe, and the summer joy is very short, have you forgotten the art of bearing your trials? Oh Gosta, a man must bear all that life gives him with a courageous heart and a smile on his lips, else he is no man. Sorrow as much as you will. If you love your beloved, let your conscience burn and chafe within you, but show yourself a man and a Varmlander. Let your glances beam with joy, and meet your friends with a gay word on your lips! Life and nature are hard. They bring forth courage and joy as a counterweight against their own hardness, or no one could endure them..." - Author: Selma Lagerlöf

Quotes About Not Being Ready For A Baby

"Publishing a book is like being pregnant. By the end, youre just ready to get that baby out!" - Author: Carmen DeSousa

Quotes About Cheats

"The con movie is a little bit different where maybe we tell you what were going to do but it never goes down the way you expect because theres so much double-crossing and cheats and lies going on along the whole way." - Author: Edward Burns

Quotes About Battle Of Hastings

"Being Southerners, it was a source of shame to some members of the family that we had no recorded ancestors on either side of the Battle of Hastings." - Author: Harper Lee

Quotes About Bantu Education

"The habit of looking at life as a social relation — an affair of society — did no good. It cultivated a weakness which needed no cultivation. If it had helped to make men of the world, or give the manners and instincts of any profession — such as temper, patience, courtesy, or a faculty of profiting by the social defects of opponents — it would have been education better worth having than mathematics or languages; but so far as it helped to make anything, it helped only to make the college standard permanent through life." - Author: Henry Adams

Quotes About Bethany

"Aim for something Rosie, I know you dont want to hear it, but it willhelp. Aim for what you want and the year will all make sense. Go to Bostonif that will make you happy. Study hotel management like youve alwayswanted.Youre only young Rosie, and I know that you absolutely hate to hearthat but its true. What seems tragic now wont even be an issue in a fewlove, rosie 29years time. Youre only 17. You and Alex have the rest of your lives to catchup together . . . After all, soul mates always end up together. Silly Bethanywont even be remembered in a few years time. Ex-girlfriends are easily forgotten.Best friends stay with you forever." - Author: Cecelia Ahern

Quotes About Forest Fires

"Most of you will have heard the maxim "correlation does not imply causation." Just because two variables have a statistical relationship with each other does not mean that one is responsible for the other. For instance, ice cream sales and forest fires are correlated because both occur more often in the summer heat. But there is no causation; you dont light a patch of the Montana brush on fire when you buy a pint of Haagan-Dazs." - Author: Nate Silver

Quotes About Preparing For War

"He would see civilization in danger of perishing under the oppression of a gigantic paradox: he would see multitudes of people starving in the midst of plenty, and nations preparing for war although pledged to peace." - Author: Arthur Henderson

Quotes About Hibiscus Flowers

"She seated herself on a dark ottoman with the brown books behind her, looking in her plain dress of some thin woollen-white material, without a single ornament on her besides her wedding-ring, as if she were under a vow to be different from all other women; and Will sat down opposite her at two yards distance, the light falling on his bright curls and delicate but rather petulant profile, with its defiant curves of lip and chin. Each looked at the other as if they had been two flowers which had opened then and there. Dorothea for the moment forgot her husbands mysterious irritation against Will: it seemed fresh water at her thirsty lips to speak without fear to the one person whom she had found receptive; for in looking backward through sadness she exaggerated a past solace." - Author: George Eliot

Quotes About House Sparrow

"He punctuated this last thought with such a deep sigh that a house sparrow singing near by stopped and rushed home to be with his family." - Author: Norton Juster